Monroe, LA 71201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Monroe, LA 71201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bosco, LA 71201
Corey, LA 71201
Fondale, LA 71201
Lamkin, LA 71201
Northeast, LA 71201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,105
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,418
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,687
  • Parish: Ouachita Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.522, Longitude -92.103
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Monroe, LA 71201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,825
Population in Households 20,398
Population in Familes 15,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 427
Population Density1 1,597
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 9,593
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 5,191
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,668 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,925 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,064 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $196,659
Average Home Value $286,713


Median Household Income $45,529
Average Household Income $79,600
Per Capita Income $37,188
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.2%
Households 0.33% 0.35%
Families -0.06% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Monroe, LA 71201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71201 to the other 501 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 83 84th
Population Density1 # 57 89th
Diversity Index2 # 152 71st
Median Household Income # 174 65th
Per Capita Income # 21 96th

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